HP m9080n computer running Vista. Farcry and crysis both use the tilde key to open the concole in game. This works on my sony vaio but I have a newer HP running vista and both games will not open the console. The tilde types in notepad. Any help would be great.
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You need to install the editor in the same directory as the game. The default is "C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Crytek\Crysis\Bin32
In regards to crysis not loading, attempt a reinstall of the game and see if that works. Most problems like this are solved with a fresh install of the game due to the game becoming corrupted in some way.
If it is not working only in specific games, then the issue is most likely with the game itself, or some settings therein. Your keyboard does not require a driver for the key to work. The generic drivers that come built-in with Vista should make any keyboard to work. A keyboard driver is only needed to program the hot keys and play/volume etc. functions.
Try the tilde key in Notepad or MS Word. If it works there, then the issue is with the game. You will have to refer to the game manual to find out how to program the key.
If, however, the key does not work in Notepad / Word either, then your keyboard is most likely defective.
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Dual core/64-bit processing: The 2GHz Turion 64 X2 TL-60 has two
processing engines that work in tandem, providing much more power than
standard 2GHz processors. This processor is also capable of processing
64 bits of information at once, twice as much as standard 32-bit
* This laptop features 2GB of DDR2 system memory, which you upgraded to 4 gig. this is from the Crysis web forums: Q: Well, can you give us ANYTHING with specs? A: This is unofficial speculation, but with a 7800/x1800 or better you'll really be enjoying Crysis as it'll look fantastic. Slower cards will run the game as well, but you'll be turning something off. Update:
Cevat Yerli, CEO of Crytek, has recommended an Intel Core 2 Duo e6600
processor and an Nvidia Geforce 8800 and at least 2GB of RAM to get the
best experience out of Crysis.
It may be that you choose an amd machine over an intel there are differences hardware concerned, in these two processor types, I don't think the processors are your problem, it has far more processing power than you need even for this game. the video card seems to be good as well plenty there to run and with vista you should be getting the dx 10 advantage. so have you looked at your isp speed? there could b a bottleneck in that and not your machine.